chandas छन्दस्

Definition: n. pleasure, desire, will; magical or sacred hymn; hymn which is not Rik, Sâman, or Yagus; Vedic text, Veda; metre, prosody: (h)-sâstra, n. manual of prosody (esp. Pi&ndot;gala's); (s)-krita, pp. composed in metre; (h)-sûtra, n. (Pi&ndot;gala's) sûtra on prosody.


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